Samuel Johnson said that when a man is tired of London he is tired of life. We believe that if a man, woman or child is bored in East Grinstead then they are also tired of life.
The diversity of things to do in East Grinstead and the surrounding areas is quite remarkable. Whether it is participating in team sports or just watching, or it is outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, fishing or yachting; simple or gourmet eating; culture or chilling out with a glass of wine, we have it.
And when it comes to shopping we have it as well. East Grinstead is not one of the many ‘cloned British high streets’ – our shops are diverse and many privately owned.
If you are interested in history then East Grinstead has it in bucket loads! Medieval buildings, stage coaching, smuggling, munitions for Nelson’s fleet, steam railways and more recently the development of reconstructive (plastic) surgery pioneered by the world renowned surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe during WW2.
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Summary: The Town Council consists of 19 councillors who represent 7 wards. Each year the council elects from their number a Town Mayor. The Council conducts its business through four programme committees:
Amenities and Tourism
Finance and General Purposes
The Planning Committee [...]
Address:East Court Mansion, College Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 3LT
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Summary: The focal point of East Grinstead’s charm and old Market Town reputation is the conservation area in and around the historic High Street.
It’s not too hard to find as you just have to look on the sky line and [...]
Summary: The Prime Meridian or more frequently, the Greenwich Meridian Line, has been the standard measurement of time since 1884.
It runs from Pole to Pole and is famously celebrated at Greenwich in London. Lesser known, is that it passes through [...]